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Geelani expresses concern over reports of chemical weapon usage

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) chairman Syed Ali Geelani, on Friday expressed his ‘deep concern’ over the reports of use chemical weapons by the Indian armed forces against militants during encounters.

APHC is an alliance of 26 political, social and religious organizations formed on March 9, 1993, as a united political front to ‘raise the Kashmir cause’.

Referring to the Bahmnoo, Pulwama encounter, Geelani said, “The Indian forces are using chemical agents against brave hearts, and added that it is serious violation of human norms and urged the international community to take their cognizance and probe and look into the matter.”

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